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Retoucher Photoengraving Salary
in Louisville, Kentucky

$33,066 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$446

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Retoucher Photoengraving is $33,066 a year and $16 an hour in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. The average salary range for a Retoucher Photoengraving is between $25,196 and $39,526. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Retoucher Photoengraving. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Touches up photoengraving film reproductions of sketches or photographs to eliminate processing defects and distortions in design, or to create special effects on reproductions, utilizing knowledge of lithographic techniques: compares film negatives or positives with original to locate portions of image, such as dots and lines that were lost during processing, spots on negatives or positives, and excessively dark or light tone values on film.
  • Paints in lines and dots that were lost during processing, using brush, pen, or sponge and opaque.
  • Scratches out spots and undesirable portions of image, using knife and pin.
  • Paints in additional lines or dots to increase intensity of image on film or scratches out lines or dots to reduce intensity, following colors on original to restore specified tone values.
  • May sketch designs on transparent paper preparatory to transferring to film.
  • May retouch, correct, and create special effects on reproductions of photoengraved materials, using computer graphics system, and be designated computer-assisted retoucher, photoengraving.
Retoucher Photoengraving Job Prevalence in Louisville, Kentucky, United States

Job family: Prepress Technician and Workers

Job family population: 31,500

Estimated population of Retoucher Photoengraving jobs: 355

Rate of error: 2.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$38,333
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Louisville ( (listen) LOO-ə-vəl, (listen) LOO-ee-vil, (listen) LUUV-əl) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the 29th most-populous city in the United States. It is one of two cities in Kentucky designated as first-class, the other being Lexington, the state's second-largest city. Louisville is the historical seat and, since 2003, the nominal seat of Jefferson County, located in the northern region of the state, on the border with Indiana. Louisville, named for King Louis XVI of France, was founded in 1778 by George Rogers Clark, making it one of the oldest cities west of the Appalachian Mountains...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Retoucher Photoengraving is $33,066 a year and $16 an hour in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. The average salary range for a Retoucher Photoengraving is between $25,196 and $39,526. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Retoucher Photoengraving. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Louisville, Kentucky.

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